Being fed up with military school, Francis gets himself legally emancipated so he can go north to Alaska with his friend Eric and become a logger. This does not sit well at all with the family.
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Mr Herkabe ranks the students and Malcolm is ranked #1. To differentiate Malcolm from the other kids, he tells him that he is "1 raised to the power of 11". As a teacher, Mr Herkabe should have known that 1 raised to any power is still 1. (Then again, he may be perfectly aware of this and just be trying to irritate Malcolm.) See more
We have the choice people have had for centuries... we can choose to fail.
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Pump It Up
Written and Performed by Elvis Costello
(Played when Malcolm competes with his fellow students) See more